One Foot In The Grave: Secrets Of A Cemetery Sexton
Publish Date: 2001-08-28
Author: Chad Daybell
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The author of the acclaimed Emma Trilogy switches gears in this non-fiction account of his years working as a cemetery sexton.
In this entertaining book readers will meet such characters as a lock-picking ghost, a coffin-chasing cow, a rock band with boorish graveside manners, and Mrs. Robinson, whose leg preceded her to the grave.
Each chapter gives a behind-the-scenes look at different aspects of a sexton's world, including cemetery blunders, meddling spirits, bizarre events, and efforts to outfox the Grim Reaper.
Written in a humorous, tongue-in-cheek style, this collection of the author's actual graveyard adventures is a curiously uplifting book you won't be able to put down-or ever forget!